Fisher Price IV Sportfishing

The Fisher Price IV is a full-time professional charter boat sailing out of Highlands, New Jersey. It takes you to the local waters surrounding Sandy Hook, the New York Bight, and the offshore waters off the Jersey Shore. Whether you are a seasoned angler or it’s your first time fishing, this experienced crew will be there to show and guide you to possibly the catch of a lifetime.

Capt. Derek will do his best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing that involves 5 to 8-hour trips. While specializing in the spring and fall Striped Bass runs, the captain fishes inshore for Striper, Bluefish, Fluke, and Blackfish and offshore for Shark and Tuna species. On these trips, you can expect to use techniques such as light tackle, bottom fishing, trolling, big game fishing, drift fishing, jigging, popping, and spinning.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 31’ Contender center console made in 2006 that can safely take up to 6 anglers. It runs on twin 300 HP Suzuki engines, uses the latest electronics, and has got a large cockpit for fishing. The boat also comes with a toilet and an ice-box.

All rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price so you can focus on what really matters, fishing. Your trip will include all the necessary fishing licenses for the day. The crew will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home at the end of the trip. A customary 20% tip for the mate is not included in the trip price.

The experienced crew is there to ensure that you have a safe, productive, and enjoyable day aboard its boat, so book now and hit the water with Fisher Price IV Sportfishing.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Striped Bass
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Jun 15
    $960
    Fishing the local waters of Sandy Hook Bay, Raritan Bay, and the Atlantic Ocean will provide anglers with an excellent chance of encountering trophy Striped Bass. Live bait and artificial lures on light tackle will give everyone a thrill of tangling with this migrating game fish.
  • Private trip
    7 Hour Trip – Fluke
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 16 - Sep 10 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $960
    A fun light tackle fishing trip on artificial reefs and natural structures off New Jersey's coastline. You and the captain leave the dock at 6:00 a.m. to target tasty Fluke and will return after 6 fun hours on the water at 1:00 p.m.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Striped Bass (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Jun 15
    $1,020
    The local waters of Raritan Bay, Sandy Hook Bay, as well as the Atlantic ocean provide you with an excellent chance of encountering trophy Striped Bass. When using live bait and artificial lures on light tackle, you'll truly experience the thrill of reeling in this migrating game fish. The trip lasts from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Striped Bass (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Jun 15
    $1,020
    Start your trip later in the day and have a lovely afternoon in Sandy Hook Bay, Raritan Bay, and the Atlantic. You'll have a great chance of encountering trophy-sized Striped Bass. Both live bait and artificial lures on light tackle provide an exciting experience when chasing this species.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Shark
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 16 - Jul 31 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $1,700
    Come aboard and tackle some of New Jersey's toughest predators on standup tackle. You and Captain Derek will be Shark fishing for 8 exciting hours, starting at 5:30 a.m. The trip includes a license, all the gear, as well as catch cleaning.

About the Captain

Derek Bielitz
Highlands, New Jersey, United States
8 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
Response time within an hour
Member since February 2022
Capt. Derek was born and raised in Highlands, New Jersey, located near Sandy Hook Bay. He started fishing at a young age and his first summer job was at a bait and tackle shop and gas dock on the Shrewsbury River when he was 15. One year later, Capt. Derek became a deckhand on the party boat, Miss Take II out of the Highlands. When he was 17, he became a mate on a corporate offshore boat fishing the canyons in search of big game fish. A year later, he became a mate on the charter boat out of Atlantic Highlands. In 2005, Capt. Derek earned his Master's License and began this full-time charter business in 2006. Capt. Derek has always had a passion for the water and an instinct for landing fish. From winter Flounder in the rivers and bay to live lining adult bunker for trophy Striped Bass to jigging in the canyons for Bluefin and Yellowfin.

About this listing

Targeted species

Bass (Striped) Striped Bass
Bluefish Bluefish
Flounder Flounder

Boat specs

Contender (Center console) originally built in 2006. Powered by 2 300HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 33 knots.

Length
31 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
Checks
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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FAQs about Fisher Price IV Sportfishing

Fisher Price IV Sportfishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $960 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Striped Bass (5 hours)
  • $960 per group - 7 Hour Trip – Fluke (7 hours)
  • $1,020 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Striped Bass (AM) (6 hours)
  • $1,020 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Striped Bass (PM) (6 hours)
  • $1,700 per group - 8 Hour Trip – Shark (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Fisher Price IV Sportfishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Fisher Price IV Sportfishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Fisher Price IV Sportfishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

Fisher Price IV Sportfishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Fisher Price IV Sportfishing include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Bluefish
  • Flounder